Land Rover is revving up to review its global account, at WCRS since 1997. The move comes after Ford Motor Co.'s $2.7 billion May acquisition of Land Rover from BMW AG, a WCRS client for more than 20 years. Land Rover said it has talked with Ford shop J. Walter Thompson Co., but denied U.K. trade press reports that JWT
would win the account. JWT declined comment. GSD&M, Austin, Texas, won Land Rover's estimated $30 million U.S.
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